A day after the ongoing farmer’s protest received support from international celebrity Rihanna and environmental activist Greta Thunberg, various Indian cricketers have voiced their opinions on the ongoing protests and outside involvement. One of the major tweets that surfaced on the internet was shared by former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. The master blaster joined the ‘India Against Propaganda’ drive and asked the citizens to remain united in tough times.
Sachin Tendulkar slammed environment activist Greta Thunberg. The tweet shared by Tendulkar marked “India’s Sovereignty cannot be compromised. External forces can be spectators but not participants. Indians know India and should decide for India. Let’s remain united as a nation.”
Various Cricketers Shared their Opinions on Twitter
The captain of the Indian Team Virat Kohli and other crucial players Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Anil Kumble, and Suresh Raina, shared their opinions on the sensitive situation between government and farmers. Here are the tweets made by former and influential Indian cricketers
“Let us all stay united in this hour of disagreements. Farmers are an integral part of our country, and I’m sure an amicable solution will be found between all parties to bring about peace and move forward together.”
“There is no issue that cannot be resolved if we stand together as one. Let’s remain united and work towards resolving our own issues.”
India has been stronger when we all stand together, and finding a solution is the need of the hour. Our farmers play an important role in our nation’s well-being, and I am sure everyone will play their roles to find a solution together.”
“Agriculture is a very important part of the machinery of the Indian economic system. Farmers are the backbone of any country’s ecosystem. This is an internal matter which I’m sure will be resolved through dialogue. Jai Hind”
Anil Kumble also stated his opinion and marked that India can handle internal issues to amicable solutions. His tweet was:
“As the world’s largest democracy, India is more than capable of taking her internal issues to amicable solutions. Onwards and upwards”
The former Indian batsmen also shared his tweet with #Indiaaganistpropaganda. His tweet was:
“We as a country have issues to resolve today and will have issues to resolve tomorrow as well, but that doesn’t mean we create a divide or get perturbed by external forces. Everything can be resolved through amicable and unbiased dialogue.”
All the tweets made by current and former Indian players focused addressed the nation and requested for unity in tough times.
The series of tweets gained pace just after international involvement surfaced in relation to on-going protests. The Ministry of External Affairs released a statement and marked that the laws have been passed after full debate and discussion. Also, the government has initiated a series of talks to address the issues related to farm laws.